Perseverance Rover

Perseverance Finds its Dream Rock

If there's a Holy Grail on Mars, it's probably a specific type of rock: A rock so important that it…

2 weeks ago

Grabbing Samples from the Surface of Mars

As if the Mars Perseverance Rover and Ingenuity Drone were not exciting enough then the next step in this audacious…

2 months ago

Ingenuity Won’t Fly Again Because It’s Missing a Rotor Blade

Ingenuity has been the first aerial vehicle on another world. NASA announced the end of the Martian helicopter’s life at…

2 months ago

NASA is Trying to Fix a Problem With one of Perseverance's Instruments

There's a problem with the Perseverance rover. One of its instruments, the laser-shooting SHERLOC, which is mounted on the end…

2 months ago

Perseverance is Definitely Inside an Ancient Lake on Mars

The search for life on alien worlds has captivated us for hundreds of years. In some respect, the search for…

3 months ago

NASA Lost Contact With its Ingenuity Helicopter Briefly, but it's Back

Imagine remotely flying a drone or small aircraft from a great distance and loosing contact with it during flight. You’d…

3 months ago

Ingenuity’s 69th Flight is its Farthest So Far

When NASA decided to send the little Ingenuity rotorcraft to Mars on the belly of the Perseverance rover, they weren't…

4 months ago

How NASA Keeps Ingenuity Going After More than 50 Flights

More information is always better when it comes to publicly funded space exploration projects. So it's welcome when a NASA…

5 months ago

NASA’s Perseverance Rover is Setting Records on Mars

NASA's Perseverance Rover has been exploring Mars for more than 900 sols. It's the most scientifically advanced rover ever built…

7 months ago

NASA's Mars Helicopter Had an Unscheduled Landing, But Flew Again

The Ingenuity helicopter continues to explore the landscape around Jezero Crater on Mars, now more than 800 days into its…

8 months ago